Jan 23, 2013 7:00pm EST
they do. now house speaker john boehner says president obama is out to annihilate the republican party. we'll talk about all that with new hampshire senator kelly ayotte and our political panel in just a few moments. >> also, big time golfers phil mickelson, tiger woods, lebron james and derek jeter are all supply siders. we'll explain that later this hour. >> i wasn't involved in the talking points process. as i understand it, as i've been told, it was a typical interagency process where staff, including from the state department all participated to try to come up with whatever was going to be made publicly available. >> that of course was secretary of state clinton today on capitol hill saying she had no role in susan rice's false talking points on the benghazi consulate attack. but will we ever find out why ambassador rice denied the terrorist attack and misled the public saying this on "meet the press." >> what happened in benghazi was in fact initially a spontaneous reaction to what had just transpired hours before in cairo. >> and will we ever get a full answer on exactly what happen
Jan 28, 2013 5:00pm EST
states. >> mr. blount, how does it fit into the political equal when you see foreign countries making cars in the u.s. how much between a rock and a hard place do you think president obama is there and how much -- is that important at all? >> well, actually, if you want to encourage foreign direct investment in the united states, you ought to be concerned about this. obviously the appropriately valued yen can cause them to place production where their sales occur, like in the united states and other markets. you ought to be concerned if you want to see that sort of foreign direct investment to continue. certainly it has an impact. they're exporting half of their product. that's not a sustainable model unless you do so at the expense of other nations. >> what is an appropriately valued yen? >> well, it should be set by the marketplace. and it shouldn't be set by these efforts to devalue it. really to get a trade advantage, which is what's occurring today. >> okay. governor, we're going to leave it there. appreciate your time. fascinating topic. governor blount. >> i would just say, he'
Jan 31, 2013 6:00am EST
for sure. >> you're not going to get political. but it's never in my view been about that. it was about obama care in the first term and about climate change in the second term. and gun control, immigration. it's not about jobs. i don't -- >> two of the biggest industries, auto and it's coming back. housing. residential seems to be coming back. but you look at all the builders had a great report, becky the other day when they were on talking about it. >> it was down for so long so there's going to be a bounce back. no question about it. look three months ago all we were talking about what's happening in washington, how that's going to impact the economy we're talking about the election. and now, you know, if the administration -- and how business feels about it. now everybody forgets about that. it's just looking at numbers and that. you still haven't answered the question, what this administration's going to do to really make business feel good. >> i don't hear about the corporate tax reform anymore. >> that's off the table. so many things fell off the table. >> wait a minute, the fina